Visual Arts


Windsor Endowment for the Arts - Emerging Artist Grants

4 grants are presented to support the professional and creative development of emerging artists in the following areas:

  • Community Arts
  • Literary Arts
  • Performing Arts
  • The Lois Smedick Emerging Artist in Visual Arts Grant

Value: $3,000 each

Emerging Artist Grants are awarded to support the professional and creative development of artists at the start of their careers. These grants may be used to:


MAWA Videos

In an effort to make MAWA’s programming more widely accessible, we are recording video of some artist lectures, artist bootcamps, and other programming.

Videos include craft tutorials, lectures, professional advice, and their 2014 feminist art symposium.

Canada Council for the Arts - Short-Term Projects - Creating, Knowing and Sharing: The Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples

The Short-Term Projects component of Creating, Knowing and Sharing funds First Nations, Inuit and Métis professional and aspiring artists, cultural carriers, arts/cultural professionals, groups, collectives and arts/culture organizations. Grants provide support for any combination of eligible Creating, Knowing and Sharing activities for projects lasting up to 12 months.


Lohme Art Academy Online Workshops

Lohme Art Academy provides a series of online workshops with selected artists that stands out in their genre. Each instructor teaches their own style of painting and guides throughout the creative process. The focus is upon giving you inspiration and knowledge, to improve your own artistry, in a user friendly, fun and relevant way.

  • Content is available for unlimited streaming on all devices
  • All online video workshops are in full HD @ 1080p
  • Learn from some of the most inspiring artists

Ontario Trillium Foundation Grow Grants

Grow grants support the delivery of evidence-based community projects 

Amount: From $50,000 to $250,000 per year
Term: 2 to 3 years

OTF funds local community projects that are evidence-based and drive at achieving greater impact in their community. The Grow Investment Stream focuses on three types of projects, which enable us to see positive change in our communities:


Ontario Trillium Foundation Seed Grants

Seed grants support projects that are designed to help you learn

Amount: From $5,000 to $75,000

Term: Up to 1 year

Seed grants are all about trying something new or untested, where the outcomes are unknown. 

All projects need to be focused on seeding new ideas or approaches that will drive at achieving greater impact in their community. The Seed Investment Stream focuses on four types of projects, which enable us to see positive change in our communities.


Aldergrove Financial Group Donations, Sponsorships, & Bursaries

Donations and Sponsorships

The following are categories that have been previously sponsored or donated to.

  • Youth sports teams, fundraisers, ads in programs
  • School fundraisers, grad, sports, art, band
  • Individual or organizational community requests
  • Event sponsorships
  • Large one time requests
  • High school bursaries

Scholarships and Bursaries